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Texas Health Resources CV Tech in Allen, Texas

CV Tech

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen

Full Time Days; Great Benefits

$12K Sign on Bonus for Eligible New Hires

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified CV Tech like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

Work location: Texas Health Allen, 1105 Central Expwy North, Allen, TX 75013

  • Department: Radiology Interventional

  • Work hours: Full Time – 40 Hours; Days: Monday – Friday: 0700-1730 with rotating day off; call shifts required

  • Self-scheduling for call shifts that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth.

  • Growing Cath and Interventional Radiology Labs with culture of high reliability and safety.

  • Electrophysiology Lab with continual expansion of services and procedures provided.

  • Dynamic teamwork among staff across Cath Lab, Emergency Dept, Day Surgery, and PACU.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Hospital services include women’s care, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Associate’s Degree, applied science required or

  • Completion of accredited program or cardiovascular technology required or

  • High School Diploma plus 2 years work experience in invasive cardiology required.

Experience:

  • 1-year cardiovascular experience preferred.

  • 2 years cardiovascular experience required with high school diploma.

  • Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology experience highly preferred

Licenses and Certifications:

  • ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologist upon hire required or

  • RCIS – Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist upon hire required or

  • RCES – Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist upon hire required or

  • CMRT – Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist, if ARRT, upon hire required and

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Patient Care:

  • Uses multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions.

  • Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial conditions.

  • Prepares room for examination (i.e., suction, oxygen, supplies).

  • Check’s physician orders and exam requisitions using time out procedures.

  • Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of ID.

  • Obtains patient history.

  • Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients.

  • Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines.

  • Processes patient information displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.

Imaging Quality, Quality, and Processing:

  • Explains procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to exam.

  • Position’s patient to correct anatomical area of interest.

  • Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.

  • Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factor.

  • Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.

  • Maintains attention to details.

  • Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments, or repeat procedures as needed.

  • Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS.

  • Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS.

  • Prints laser images from modality or PACS.

  • Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities.

Equipment Operation and Maintenance:

  • Adjusts technical factors.

  • Operates, cares for and maintains equipment.

  • Applies knowledge of physics and accessories.

  • Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction.

  • Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards

  • Stocks supplies.

  • Exchanges and maintains radiology film badges.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.

Professional Accountability and Partnership:

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement.

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email.

  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and initiates quality improvement.

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary.

  • Performs assignments deemed necessary by supervisor.

Why Texas Health? As a CV Tech , you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Allen a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a CV Tech:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org

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